Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.

Faithful. Welcoming. Transformational.

Hope College is a four-year liberal arts college where academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join together in a supportive and welcoming community in downtown Holland, Michigan. This rare combination of deep roots and rigorous preparation equips our students to live faithfully into their vocations and make a difference in the world.

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Kenneth Brown Wins Janet Andersen Lecture Award

Dr. Kenneth Brown, who is the John H. and Jeanne M. Professor of Chemistry at Hope College, has been presented one of two 2024 Janet Andersen Lecture Awards by the Midstates Consortium for Math and Science.

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Delving Deep Zebrafish Brains for Clues

Dr. Erika Calvo-Ochoa and her students are conducting research on zebrafish brains in the hopes of paving the way for human applications.

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From Apathy to All-In

At first, Carl Heideman ’88 saw Hope Forward as just another fundraising campaign slogan, but then he took a closer look at it and its three pillars of access, generosity and community. Now, he’s all-in.

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Nathan Hart Appointed Hinga-Boersma Dean of the Chapel

The Rev. Dr. Nathan Hart, an experienced pastoral leader with a deep love for Hope College, has been appointed the college’s Hinga-Boersma Dean of the Chapel following a national search.

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Faithful & Excellent

Many students feel like they need to pick between an excellent education or a faithful education. At Hope College, you don’t have to choose.

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Want to make college more affordable?

Stop handing out student loans, writes President Matt Scogin in USA Today. With no limits on the amount students could borrow, colleges and universities had a clear path to raise the sticker price of tuition year after year. At Hope, we’re working to change that.

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    Neuroscientist Leah Chase Receives NSF Mid-Career Research Award

    Dr. Leah Chase, professor of biology and chemistry at Hope College, has received a Mid-Career Advancement award from the National Science Foundation in support of her ongoing research on the fundamental biochemical mechanisms that cells, particularly the brain’s cells, use to combat oxidative insult and injury.

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    Economist Stephen Smith Appointed to Endowed Chair

    The name of the endowed position held by economist Dr. Stephen Smith of the Hope College faculty has changed by just one word, but the difference reflects a major new way for Hope to honor and support professors who have leadership responsibilities along with their roles as teachers and scholars.

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  1. Students on swings at Holland State Park.

    Admissions

    Summer Open House

    Summer Open House
    Date
    Location
    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
  2. Students swinging in hammock.

    Admissions

    Summer Open House

    Summer Open House
    Date
    Location
    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
  3. Beach grasses in the wind.

    Admissions

    Summer Open House

    Summer Open House
    Date
    Location
    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
  4. Students in hammocks.

    Admissions

    Summer Open House

    Summer Open House
    Date
    Location
    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center
  5. Hope College arch.

    Admissions

    Summer Open House

    Summer Open House
    Date
    Location
    Jim and Martie Bultman Student Center

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